Garmin GFC500 Autopilot now shipping

By clintonc | January 12, 2018

                    Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for several aircraft models for the GFC 500 autopilot, including a wide range of Cessna 172 and 182 model aircraft. Intended for less complex…

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How To Care For Your Gyro: Proper Spool-Down Time

By Info | January 9, 2018

I found this posted by Duncan Aviation yesterday and thought it was brilliant for those operators who didn’t keep this in mind. We recently worked on a VG206D vertical gyro that required a complete overhaul. After landing and powering down the avionics, the aircraft was moved by a tug, which…

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Aeronautical Instrumentation and CMC Aviation Join Forces

By clintonc | December 20, 2017

  Aeronautical Instrumentation is proud to announce its new partnership with CMC Aviation. The decision was made after a long deliberation to join forces with CMC Aviation, as we believe that this will bring much greater value to our valued client base, and will help in our mission to assist…

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Headset ticking in Cirrus Aircraft

By Info | December 19, 2017

We have just been down the road of fault finding this snag only to find that Cirrus know about it already. Thought i’d share. Headset Noise The more integrated and electrical that our airplanes and our lives get the more chance for electromagnetic interference (EMI) to cause us problems. A…

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Welcome to Aeronautical Instrumentation’s Blog

By clintonc | December 14, 2017

For those of you reading this and wondering who this Character is that is sending you e-mails, allow me the opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Clinton Carroll, owner of Aeronautical Instrumentation at Lanseria Airport. Why am I sending this you ask? Well, I have been involved in Aviation…

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Christmas Aviator Essentials

By clintonc | December 10, 2017

  It’s the season of giving, and that pilot in your life can be tough to shop for. Whether you’re in search of that perfect flight-bag-gadget, or a fashion piece to complement their wardrobe, Garmin have got you covered. Here is their list of aviator essentials:  D2 Charlie  The third-take…

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Aeronautical Instrumentation Launches its new Website

By clintonc | December 8, 2017

Aeronautical Instrumentation is proud to have launched its all new, revamped website earlier this morning. Management took the decision to revamp the website as part of the companies continued growth and expanded service offerings to our valued customers. Look around and enjoy. Please let us know if you have any…

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Garmin Announces G500/G600 Trade-in Program

By Info | October 10, 2017

Existing G500/G600 customers can trade-in and upgrade to G500 TXi and G600 TXi With the announcement of G500 TXi and G600 TXi, Garmin realizes many customers will wish to upgrade existing G500 and G600 installations to the newer TXi Flight Displays. For a limited time only, Garmin is pleased to…

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Flight Displays and Engine Monitoring Solutions Reimagined with G500 TXi, G600 TXi, G700 TXi and EIS TXi

By Info | October 5, 2017

    We’re excited to announce Garmin’s Newest Offering, the touchscreen G500 TXi, G600 TXi and G700 TXi flight displays, as well as the engine information system (EIS) TXi. Boasting a clean-sheet touchscreen design and vibrant presentation, the TXi family incorporates greater situational awareness tools and an innovative feature set into a contemporary…

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South African ADS-B in Final Phase

By Info | June 7, 2017

We have all heard that ADS-B is coming. When is it happening? Is it really going to affect South African Airspace? Well the answer now a simple one. YES. Being very involved in the ADS-B process in South Africa, we have the final Draft of the AIC that is to…

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